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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots Jason, left, and Devin McCourty react to fans during their Super Bowl victory parade in Boston. The Patriots’ twin combination in the secondary will remain intact for another season. A person familiar with the move says cornerback Jason McCourty has agreed to a two-year deal to remain with the Super Bowl champions. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because teams are not permitted to announce any moves until later in the day. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
March 13, 2019 - 9:24 pm
The Latest on NFL free agency Wednesday (all times EDT): 9:15 p.m. A person with knowledge of the move says the Washington Redskins have agreed to terms on an $8 million, two-year deal with running back Adrian Peterson. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. celebrates a catch against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. Two people familiar with the blockbuster trade say the Cleveland Browns have agreed to acquire Beckham from the Giants. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek, File)
March 12, 2019 - 11:19 pm
The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT): 11:15 p.m. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with Miami linebacker Cameron Wake on a three-year deal worth $23 million with $10 million guaranteed. The person spoke on the...
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March 05, 2019 - 12:35 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Bryant Young has resigned as the Atlanta Falcons defensive line coach, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. The Falcons have rehired Jess Simpson, who was a defensive assistant with the team in 2017, to coach the defensive line. Simpson was defensive line...
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FILe - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, Ottawa Senators head coach Guy Boucher, left, speaks with assistant coach Marc Crawford during the third period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Senators have fired coach Guy Boucher and named Marc Crawford as the interim replacement. General manager Pierre Dorion announced the abrupt firing Friday, March 1, 2019. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 01, 2019 - 2:21 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators fired coach Guy Boucher on Friday and named assistant Marc Crawford as the interim replacement with the NHL's last-place team mired in a six-game losing streak. The 47-year-old Boucher coached the Senators to within one victory of the Stanley Cup Final in...
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March 01, 2019 - 9:39 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two cheerleading coaches at a North Carolina college have resigned following rape allegations by a cheer team member who says they didn't report her claims. The News & Record reports that a North Carolina A&T State University spokesman announced the departures...
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This 2019 photo provided by USA Gymnastics shows Li Li Leung. USA Gymnastics is turning to NBA executive Li Li Leung to help turn the embattled program around. The organization named Leung as its new president and chief executive officer on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, as it fights to retain its status as the national governing body for the sport after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. Leung served as vice president of global partnerships for the NBA. She arrives as USA Gymnastics attempts to fend off decertification from the United States Olympic Committee. (Wendy Barrows Photography/USA Gymnastics via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
Li Li Leung spent two years watching USA Gymnastics struggle through the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. A former college gymnast at the University of Michigan who still considered herself "embedded" in the sport while serving as a vice president with the NBA, Leung kept waiting...
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February 11, 2019 - 10:42 am
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton has joined the Atlanta Falcons as a senior assistant. Sutton was fired by the Chiefs two days after a crushing 37-31 loss in the AFC championship game, when Kansas City failed to stop Tom Brady and the New England...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 file photo, Anaheim Ducks coach Randy Carlyle, center, watches during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, in Anaheim, Calif. The Anaheim Ducks have fired coach Randy Carlyle amid a seven-game losing streak. The Ducks announced Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 that general manager Bob Murray would take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 10, 2019 - 7:29 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray tried to give Randy Carlyle as much time as possible to turn things around. But a seven-game losing streak and freefall into last place in the Western Conference showed Murray that a turnaround wasn't coming soon. Murray announced that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Team Flash running back Jerrion Ealy, left, gets snagged by a defender during the Under Armour All America Game in Orlando, Fla. Some drama on signing day might be drummed up around the few remaining unsigned five-star prospects. Darnell Wright, an offensive lineman from West Virginia, is expected to choose between Tennessee and Alabama. Ealy, a running back from Mississippi, will pick between Clemson and Ole Miss. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
February 06, 2019 - 4:12 pm
The Latest on national signing day (all times Eastern): 4:15 p.m. Tennessee has added a pair of top-50 recruits with offensive tackle Darnell Wright and linebacker Henry To'oto'o both choosing the Volunteers. Wright entered the day as the nation's top remaining unsigned prospect. He's rated 10th...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2007, file photo, Art Briles answers questions after being introduced as the new coach of the Baylor University football team during a press conference in Waco, Texas. Southern Mississippi has decided not to hire Art Briles after interviewing the former Baylor football coach, a decision Golden Eagles coach Jay Hopson disagrees with. The school released a statement Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, from President Rodney D. Bennett and interim athletics director Jeff Mitchell saying “following that meeting (with Briles), we informed him that he is not a candidate.”(AP Photo/Duane A. Laverty, File)
February 06, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Southern Mississippi administrators and football coach Jay Hopson disagree on whether the school should hire former Baylor head coach Art Briles for a position on the Golden Eagles' football staff. Hopson believes they should. President Rodney D. Bennett and interim athletics director Jeff Mitchell...
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